Mayor Gray presents economic development strategy for DC - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Mayor Gray presents economic development strategy for DC

Posted: Updated:
WASHINGTON, DC -

In just five years Mayor Vincent Gray would like to create 100,000 new jobs and hopes to generate more than a billion dollars in revenue.

The five-year economic development strategy was presented by the Mayor on Wednesday. It would call for the development of a medical hub and also would look to attract those in the tech industry.

The Mayor held a media briefing at the Kennedy Center Recreation Center which is just across the street from the O Street Market redevelopment project. Gray said, "This job has created 400-construction jobs and there will be 400 new full times positions."

Gray told reporters that he had recently met with financial investors who expressed interest in future development.


Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices